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Sampler (Austria), 19th century

This is a Sampler. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk and metal thread embroidery on silk foundation and its technique is embroidered in satin, stem, knot, cross, and couching stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer. It is credited Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 63.5 × 64.8 cm (25 × 25 1/2 in.)

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Sampler (Austria), 19th century; silk and metal thread embroidery on silk foundation; H x W: 63.5 × 64.8 cm (25 × 25 1/2 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-333

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